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STANLIB Kenya Limited is a leading Fund Manager across the East African Region and manages assets for both institutional and retail investors across multiple classes

STANLIB is a Pan African premier asset management organization represented in 12 African countries and acting for a wide array of clients.

STANLIB offers a comprehensive range of services and manages over USD 50 billion across these jurisdictions

Job Vacancy:Investment Manager

Job Purpose: A key part of the East African Investment Team, to drive the investment process, maximise investment return and engage positively with all stakeholders

Key Responsibilities
  • Formulation of asset allocation, security selection and investment strategy
  • Meeting investment objectives and generating benchmark beating investment returns for STANLIB clients
  • Ensure that client portfolios are aligned to client mandates and the internal house view
  • Research and present new and viable investment opportunities for purposes of portfolio diversification and performance enhancement
  • Engagement with stakeholders and clients for purposes of retention, growth and new business opportunities
  • Evaluate, monitor and prepare reports on investment portfolios and investment performance for a variety of stakeholders
  • Innovate new investment business solutions and products that will lead to increased business growth
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in finance, economics or a related field with a strong track record of academic achievement. A Masters Degree will be desirable
  • Attainment of CFA qualifications or evidence of pursuit will be an added advantage
  • At least 4 to 6 years’ experience in an investment related function with a proven track record of managing client portfolios and generating sustainable performance
  • Working knowledge of the asset management, unit trust, pension, insurance and alternative asset environment
  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg or Reuters is desirable
  • Detail oriented with proven skill in analytical decision making 
  • Proven skills in time management, including managing multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards
  • Highly motivated, committed and responsible, with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Job Related Skills
  • Job related skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands on approach

Job Vacancy: Investment Analyst

Job Purpose: A pivotal role in the East African Investment Team, to originate, evaluates, recommend and monitor both listed and unlisted investments

Key Responsibilities
  • Supporting investment sourcing, evaluation and investment implementation by reviewing inbound investment materials and assessing performance of targeted investments
  • Creating and executing financial analysis in support of the investment process by developing and updating flexible financial models and financial forecasts
  • Develop, conduct and co-ordinate investment and financial analysis into reports and presentations to facilitate the investment decision making process
  • Structuring and conducting research on a wide range of geographies, industries, companies, industries and macro economic trends
  • Conduct portfolio analytics and risk implementation as regards investment product and portfolio performance
  • Business analysis and reporting for internal management and other stakeholders
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree with a concentration in finance, economics or a related field with a strong track record of academic achievement
  • Attainment of CFA qualifications or evidence of pursuit will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in an investment related or research function with good knowledge of financial modelling
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry
  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg or Reuters is desirable
  • Detail oriented with proven skill in analytical decision making
  • Proven skills in time management, including managing multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards
  • Highly motivated, committed and responsible, with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Job Related Skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands on approach
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should submit their applications to sinvestments@stanbic.com by Tuesday 17th February 2015.

STANLIB Kenya Limited is an equal opportunity employer with a compelling Employee Value Proposition.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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